Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (MCA and DOLS)

This course describes in detail the many facets and procedures of the Mental Capacity Act. This includes who the act affects, when it applies, how to assess capacity and the procedures that can be put in place in the home or workplace to ensure best practices are followed and people are treated fairly at all times.

It also introduces the deprivation of liberty safeguards. These safeguards provide a framework for approving the deprivation of liberty for people who lack the capacity to consent to treatment or care in either a hospital or care home setting.

Courses

    • MCA and DOLS

      Approved by CPD
      Duration 75 mins*
      Meets the requirements of the Care Quality Commission (CQC)
      Each module is followed by a short set of questions
      An opportunity is provided to revisit sections of the module before answers are finalised
      Users can save their progress if unable to complete the course in one sitting
      Course can be completed at the delegates pace
      A certificate is generated automatically at the end of the course for you to save or print
      Three attempts to answer the correct question within a module
      Managers can monitor the account of each individual user and monitor their progress

Course Brochure

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Pricing

We provide two licensing options. A “Pay as you go” single licence purchase option or the Universal Licence option that provides flexible, multiple course pricing.

Single Licence – £20.00
Universal Licence – Please click for pricing

Delegate Profile
The Mental Capacity Act places the responsibility with an individual where they look after someone that lacks the capacity to make decisions for themselves. This course is suitable for individuals that fall into this category e.g. social care staff, care workers, family members, care home staff, etc

Modules
1 Introduction
2 What is the Mental Capacity Act?
3 Assessing Capacity
4 The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Pass Requirements
You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission. You will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass rate of 70%.

Follow our FIVE step guide and get certified today

  1. Click Buy Now and select the number of licenses that you require. For volume Click Here
  2. Click checkout and you will be prompted to register for a personal or business account. You will receive an email with your log in details.
  3. Log in to your account and you will be directed to the Paypal secure payment portal.
  4. As soon as your payment is approved you will be automatically given access to the courses that you have purchased. Our easy to follow modular courses are brought to you by a presenter and are designed to allow you to learn at your pace.
  5. You can sit your course at ANY time! Upon successful completion of your course, you will see a “Get Certificate” button. Click the “Get Certificate” button to open the certificate in your browser. The PDF of your certificate can now be saved and printed off.

* The course duration is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions